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    Playboy #1 (HMH Publishing, 1953) CGC FN- 5.5 Off-white to white pages. The premiere issue of the long-running title is still in great demand. That's owing largely to Hugh Hefner's bold presentation of a Marilyn Monroe cover and an even bolder centerpiece nude photo of the Hollywood icon. The magazine was more than that, even from the beginning. Included in this issue was a Big Band feature on the legendary Dorsey Brothers, "VIP On Sex" by renowned cartoonist Virgil Partch, and fiction by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It was a classic format of sex, humor, fiction, music, and other relevant features that has lasted over 60 years. CGC notes, "9th and 12th page detached." CGC census 4/15: 10 in 5.5, 47 higher.

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